Olympic Day 2018 Olympians’ Panel
Olympic Day (June 23) celebrates the birth of the modern Olympic Games and the ideals of Olympism. This year’s conversation will examine the status of the Olympic movement, recent revelations of the abuse of power by coaches and medical professionals and the future safety of young athletes in training and competition.
John Naber – Swimming, 1976, four gold medals, one silver medal
Wyomia Tyus – Track & Field, 1964, 1968, three gold medals, one silver medal
Katherine Starr – Swimming for Great Britain, 1984, 1988
Alyssa Anderson – Swimming, 2012, gold medal
Anita DeFrantz – Rowing, 1976, 1980, bronze medal
There will be a hosted reception with complimentary refreshments and the opportunity to view Olympic trading pins before the conversation. The Olympians will also be available for photos and autographs following the conversation.
6 p.m. – reception
7 p.m. – program
8:30 p.m. – end of event